Walmart will open a 1.2 million sf distribution center in Indiana by 2015 that will distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.
MCM contributor Curt Barry offers practical information for shippers in light of dimensional weight pricing moves by major carriers.
GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.
A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.
Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.
UPS announced this week that it has opened a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facility at the Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany. This facility is one of the largest investments in the shipping titan’s history.
Yankee Candle saw trouble with FedEx at least two weeks prior to Christmas, starting with tracking issues that they thought were due to internal system errors. Yankee Candle was also told that FedEx’s Columbus, OH facility was so “overwhelmed” that FedEx had trouble moving packages.
UPS and FedEx both announced this week that delays in their delivery services would result in Christmas presents not being under their customer’s tree. In this video, Joe Bobko, managing director of The Bobko Group, talks with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry about these issues that affect the shippers, the merchants and the consumers.
Monday marked the biggest shipping day of the year for UPS as they geared up and shipped out 34 million packages. So how exactly does UPS handle this organized chaos? Take a look at this video to get a firsthand look inside the busy shipping day of the year.
Lowe’s has launched a dedicated fleet of natural gas-powered trucks at its regional distribution center in Mount Vernon, TX, making the DIY home improvement merchant’s fleet among the first serving a major retail distribution center in North America to run solely on natural gas.